For insurance plans, the King v. Burwell decision affirms tax credits will be available for the 6.4 million who might have lost coverage. It also has the immediate effect of temporarily stabilizing premiums and likely participation in the 19,000,000 enrollee individual insurance market. But beyond this, a number of issues and challenges relevant to insurers remain as part of the unfolding of the Affordable Care Act's implementation.
Yesterday's Supreme Court ruling upholding Affordable Care Act subsidies in King v. Burwell is already having a positive impact on healthcare stocks in the hospital and insurance sectors, according to the Associated Press.
The healthcare landscape has changed so rapidly in recent years it can seem like a daunting proposition to try to predict what it will do next. However, failure to look to the future is a crucial mistake that many healthcare leaders make, according to healthcare policy expert Paul Keckley, Ph.D.
As the industry continues to experience sweeping changes, healthcare organizations that want to survive and thrive will need a new breed of CEO at the helm, Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine reports.
The move from a manufacturing model to a retail market model may be the biggest challenge facing the healthcare industry, according to healthcare policy expert Paul Keckley, Ph.D.
There may be new breakthroughs announced in cancer care every few months, but the healthcare sector needs to keep in mind something else: Whether the treatments are cost-effective.
Although new care models and diagnostic strategies are improving cancer care management, a new issue has emerged: Whether the innovations are cost-effective.
Some of the prevailing jargon in the healthcare industry suffers from confusion over what it actually means, according to healthcare expert Paul Keckley, Ph.D.
In this special report, FierceHealthFinance takes a look at why some hospital merger and acquisitions don't work so healthcare leaders can avoid making the same mistakes.
Policy expert Paul Keckley examines the role the federal government plays in healthcare and suggests four areas that lawmakers must tackle in the wake of rapid industry change.